Still facing and overcoming a host of challenges
Women in STEM: Challenges Remain
The story of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields is one of solid accomplishments amid an array of serious challenges.
Top 5 No Cost Lab Design Strategies
Cost-conscious owners want facilities to meet their visions and business objectives while also including flexibility, efficiency, safety, and robust utility/engineering systems.
Leadership and Staffing
A Scripting Approach to Automation
Laboratory automation enhances productivity and safety, while minimizing costs and errors.
December 2016 Technology News
The latest equipment, instruments, and system introductions to the laboratory market.
Like a FitBit for the Lab
New monitoring system saves labs time and money
Lab Health and Safety
Quantifying Clinically Relevant Molecules
While HPLC and mass spec make inroads into nontraditional markets, interest remains in molecular techniques that address the unique needs of clinicians and drug developers.
Improving Food Safety Testing Methods
Agencies and consumers demand more vigilance...and that takes new technology
Ask the Expert
Dr. Jonathan Karty on the Latest Trends in Mass Spec
Dr. Jonathan Karty has been manager of the Mass Spectrometry Facility at Indiana University (IU) since June 2004, having worked at the facility since graduating from IU.
Drs. Swerdlow and Simpson on Trends in Lab Automation
While there are many advantages to automating certain workflows in the lab, a lot of thought must be put into when and where automation can be best used
Multimeters That Go Beyond pH
When scientists must measure more than one parameter, a multimeter might be the right tool.
The Latest in Pipette Tip Design
"That tip you discard after each pipetting step, costing just a few cents, embodies technical sophistication that’s critical for pipetting accuracy." - Brian Perry, PhD.
Vacuum Pumps to Replace Your Water Aspirator
Why it's time to replace your water aspirator with a vacuum pump
Point-of-Use Water Purification Systems
Filtering water where it gets used works best in many situations
2016 Chromatography Columns Survey Results
Find out which separation modes are most popular, and more in the results of our 2016 survey
2016 Homogenizers Survey Results
Find out our readers' most common homogenizer applications, and more, in the results of our 2016 survey
2016 Fume Hoods User Survey Results
Learn the fume hood types used by survey respondents, and much more in the results of our latest survey
2016 LIMS User Survey Results
Get questions you may want to ask when buying a LIMS, and much more
How it Works
How a Clean Room Station Works
A clean room station makes it possible to store samples in clean room conditions and create the optimum conditions for highly sensitive measurements in the field of elemental analysis